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Average Design Engineer Salary at General Motors Corporation

$82,109
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,733
Bonus
$9,156
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The average salary for a Design Engineer at General Motors Corporation is $82,109.
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$69k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$108k
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What Do Design Engineers Do?

Design Engineer Tasks
  • Design components using computer-based tools or by hand and create specification documents for each product.
  • Create prototypes, tests, and make recommendations to improve production efficiency.
  • Conduct analysis of designs using internal tools and ensure each design follows the required specifications.
The top respondents for the job title Design Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, Intel Corporation and Caterpillar, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is $117,197. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and Ford Motor Company, earning around $96,783 and $82,170, respectively. RFA Minnesota Engineering pays the lowest at around $56,799. EN Engineering, Inc. and Caterpillar, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,689 and $77,424, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Design Engineers?

Skills in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Development, NX Unigraphics and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineers?

An entry-level Design Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,535 based on 5 salaries. An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,354 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,492 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,387.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.0%
Early Career
36.0%
Mid Career
24.0%
Late Career
20.0%